New Biz Alert: Brackish River Bistro Opens In Winterport
Bangor area foodies rejoice! A new dining option is here. Don't you just love it when a new restaurant opens? Especially when they offer breakfast & brunch options. Brackish River Bistro is is ready to serve you, as part of the Winterport Winery & Penobscot Bay Brewery Building, located at 279 South Main Street, in Winterport.
Bucksport’s 8th Annual Parade of Lights and Fireworks – Saturday December 9th
There's so much happening in Bucksport, Saturday December 9th as part of their 8th Annual Parade of Lights and Fireworks! The weather should be enjoyable with temperatures in the afternoon in the lower 40's. Here's the final list of activities. 9:00 Ryan Detour Wrestling Tournament at Bucksport High - RSU...
Boys basketball preview: Orono and Ellsworth poised to be the season’s biggest rivalry
In addition to Orono and Ellsworth, Old Town and Caribou are also returning key players and could definitely make some noise in the tournament.
Ellsworth church holds drive-by cookie sale
ELLSWORTH — The annual Holiday Cookie Sale at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ellsworth will be held in a drive-by format on Saturday, Dec. 16, 9-11 a.m. People will pick up their cookies by driving through the parking lot at the church from 9-11 a.m. Pre-packed boxes of three...
Man found dead on Bucksport street died from natural causes
James Snyder, 52, died as a result of complications from cardiovascular disease, according to the Maine medical examiner’s office.
Historic railroad plow will cross eastern Maine this week, on a truck
The front of consists of a large vertical, C-shaped plow that lifts snow off the railroad tracks and shoots it off either side.
Route 3 in Trenton re-opens after crash downs utility pole
TRENTON -- A motor vehicle crash involving a utility pole and downed power lines on Route 3 closed the road for around 4 hours. As of 11:44am the road has been re-opened and normal traffic can resume.
Local Genomic Medicine Professor, Charles Lee, Honored as Fellow of The Korean Academy of Science and Technology
The Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) has inducted Charles Lee, Ph.D., FACMG, as a new fellow. This recognition is given to scientists and engineers with significant contributions to their field over 20 years. Dr. Lee is the scientific director and professor at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. He is one of 33 new fellows appointed to the academy this year.
Tremont seeks services from new law enforcement agencies
TREMONT — The Select Board passed a motion on Monday to explore proposals from law enforcement agencies other than the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Currently, the HCSO provides routine patrol services to Tremont, which does not have its own police force. The HCSO already provides emergency response services...
Ellsworth and MDI Basketball Games on the Radio December 8-15
Are you ready for some basketball! We sure are and hope that Mother Nature will cooperate with our schedule and plan to broadcast 43 MDI and Ellsworth basektball games this winter. As always, we will have full coverage online of the Ellsworth and MDI games right here on the WDEA...
Ellsworth City Seeking Resident Input on Communication Preferences
The City of Ellsworth has started a Communications Survey to find out how people like to get information. The survey, which you can do online or on paper at City Hall, wants to know how often and about what topics people want to hear from the City.
Cozy 600 Sq Ft Cottage Close to the Beach | Surry, ME
Within biking/walking distance of beaches and a boat launch, is this adorable 600 sq ft cottage that has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a living space, and a small kitchen. Along with a porch with seating, an outdoor shower, a garden shed, grill, hammock, and a fire pit area! This seems like the perfect spot to reconnect with yourself or your loved ones.
Tremont to vote on short-term rental licenses
TREMONT — Residents will vote on a proposed short-term rental licensing ordinance at the 2024 town meeting next May. The Tremont Select Board voted unanimously to advance the ordinance on Monday. After receiving a letter from a group of concerned residents requesting short-term rental regulation, the select board began...
City planner, staff presents housing policy framework
BAR HARBOR — Planning Director Michele Gagnon, Housing and Community Planner Cali Martinez and Staff Planner Max Moreno presented a revised housing policy framework to the Town Council on Tuesday. The original housing policy framework was created in 2019 and has since been updated. The one just presented to Council contains seven strategies and is strongly focused on workforce housing.
Gastronomic Journey: Exploring the 3 Must-Visit Italian Restaurants in Bar Harbor
In this article, we're set to explore three exquisite Italian restaurants in Bar Harbor. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
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Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Must-Try Diners in Ellsworth
This article presents an introduction to three delightful diners in Ellsworth. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Bucksport’s Holiday Lights Parade with Fireworks is This Saturday
This will be the 8th annual Holiday Lights Parade for Bucksport. It will be this Saturday the 9th beginning at 6 p.m. in downtown Bucksport. And Bucksport makes a party out of the event and includes other activities. Like fireworks after the parade. Come for the parade and stay for...
What To Know When They’re Moving Snow; How To Share The Road With Plows
Darren Robinson, a former highway worker on MDI and spent years plowing roads for the town. Before working for MDI, he spent years plowing in pick-ups. And for most of his adult life, he's also been a firefighter in Surry. It's safe to say he's seen it all on our...
Sweet Little Squeaks, Our Pet Of The Week
The holidays can get to be a bit lonely for some, including furry friends. Why not, if you're looking for a companion this Christmas season and beyond, consider a sweet little black cat named Squeaks!. Mariah Donovan, Communications Coordinator with the Hancock County SPCA, says Squeaks, if given the chance,...